Innovative active ingredient provides reliable weed protection for corn: Tembotrione from Bayer CropScience approved in Brazil launch of Soberan planned for 2008

August 2008
Chemical Business;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p89
Trade Publication
The article reports on the approval of the active ingredient tembotrione from Bayer CropScience for use in Brazil, signalling the 2008 launch of the new corn herbicide, Soberan, which contains tembotrione and isoxadifen. It explains that tembotrione is a leaf-active substance that eliminates the protection of chlorophyll against ultraviolet (UV) light in weeds and notes that it is exceptionally well tolerated by corn plants. It cites the potential of Soberan to become a new standard in conventional weed control.


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